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Trinity College hosts Orientation week every September to welcome incoming students and introduce them to the academic and social supports available at Trinity College and the University of Toronto. The work of our Orientation is lead by our Orientation Coordinator a hired student leader responsible for the bulk of our programming and implementing the goals of the Orientation Advisory Committee (OAC). To increase transparency and accountability, Trinity Colleges OAC made of of staff, students, and faculty guide and support the planning process for Orientation.   This website will be updated as Orientation planning continues, please check back regularly for updates! 

2023 Orientation Coordinator, Executive, and Leader Applications Opening Soon!


Orientation Leader Positions

Applications opening soon

Students entering their second year and higher are encouraged to apply for the Orientation Leader positions. Responsible for our in-person Orientation Week, Leaders are central to the student experience for incoming students in September. See the Orientation Guide and Orientation Leader Position Description 2023 for more details.  Information about the Leader Applications will be available on this page in mid March and interested students should hold Saturday April 1st for the Orientation Leader Hiring Carousel.

Orientation Executive Positions!

Applications opening soon

Students entering their second year and higher are encouraged to apply for the Orientation Exec Team. The Orientation Exec Team is responsible for logistics and execution of the Trinity College Orientation under the direction of the Orientation Coordinator and Assistant Dean of Students. Please check the linked description for more information here: O Week Exec – Position Description 2023.  Information about the application process will be available in early – mid March.

Summer E-Mentor Positions

Applications Opening Soon

Trinity College E-Mentors are upper-year Trinity College students who serve as the first point of contact providing guidance and support to the incoming cohort of first year students throughout the summer. E-Mentors are responsible for fostering community and encouraging relationships amongst the student body, academic community, and administration at the College.  See the application below for details: Trinity College E-Mentors

Orientation Advisory Committee and Documents

Orientation Team Structure

Orientation Advisory Committee:

Chaired by the Assistant Dean of Students – Student Life and the Orientation Coordinator the Orientation Advisory Committee is made up of:

Ex Officio Members 

  • Member of the Office of the Dean of Students 
  • Member of the Office of the Registrar 
  • Member of the Bookings and/or Facilities Office 
  • Member of the Library and Archives 
  • *Other staff or faculty as can best represent the interests of the community

Student members 

  • The Orientation Coordinator  
  • 4-6 students

Orientation Coordinator 2023:


Orientation Executives 2023:

Now Hiring!

Orientation Advisory Committee (OAC)

The Orientation Advisory Committee’s main goal is to support the Orientation Coordinator and the Executive team with the successful development and execution of Orientation Programming. The OAC will be comprised of diverse representation from Trinity College students, staff, administration and faculty to collaboratively organize Orientation Week.


The Orientation Advisory Committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Creating and updating the Orientation Charter which guides Orientation processes and programs
  • Supporting and advising the Orientation Coordinator and Executive team (including hiring)
  • Providing guidance in regards to overall objectives and philosophy of Orientation programming 
  • Providing support and resources to meet Orientation program needs
  • Reviewing annually a report provided by the Orientation coordinator and adjust the charter and program goals as required 

OAC Student Member Position Description

Guiding Principles (under development)

Additional Documents

The OAC is responsible for the development and ongoing implementation of the Orientation Charter available below.  This document reflects the community understand of the Trinity College Orientation Program and defines the work of our Orientation staff and volunteers.

Trinity College Orientation Charter 4.19.2021